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Greek Seafarers National Strike!

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GREEK seafarers of the PENEN trade union (deck hands) staged a most important national strike last Thursday morning against a government Bill which wipes...

Refugees unlawfully imprisoned in Napier – High Court rules Home Office broke the law!

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IN A CRITICAL and damning judgment, the Home Office’s decision to house asylum seekers who had made it across the Channel in a ‘squalid’...

Ealing strikers in high spirits

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THERE were high spirits on the parking services workers’ picket line outside Ealing Town Hall in west London yesterday morning, with dhol drummers keeping...

Sack Serco demand Ealing Unite strikers

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EALING Council Parking Services workers are striking again today and tomorrow demanding that Ealing Council sacks the Serco public services privateer and takes their...

70 schools built with flammable insulation

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MORE than 70 schools have been built using combustible insulation since the material was banned on high-rise apartment blocks after the Grenfell Tower disaster,...

Biden opts for super-inflation!

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US President Joe Biden has released his first annual budget – a $6tn (£4.2tn) spending plan that includes steep tax increases. The bumper proposal would...

ICC MUST HOLD THE ISRAELI LEADERS AND SOLDIERS ACCOUNTABLE! says Human Rights Monitor

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A NEW report documenting several violations of international humanitarian law committed by Israel during its recent military attack on the Gaza Strip from 10-21...

‘Probe Johnson for corporate manslaughter’ – Labour MP – Care home incompetence led to...

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‘WHEN will the Prime Minister and others be investigated by the police for alleged corporate manslaughter and why did they not follow the example...

Palestinians Evicted From Their Homes!

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JERUSALEM – Israeli police yesterday morning quelled a rally against the forced expulsions of Palestinian families from the Batn al-Hawa area of Silwan in...

President Abbas meets Blinken in Ramallah!

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‘WE THANK the US for the support given to the State of Palestine,’ President Mahmoud Abbas said yesterday at a joint press conference with...

Liberty to sell steel plant 5,000 jobs in the balance – Nationalise the entire...

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FIVE THOUSAND steel jobs hang in the balance as steel giant Liberty announced plans to sell its plant in Stocksbridge, Sheffield, as part of...

END OCCUPATION – demands the Palestinian Prime Minister Shtayyeh

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PALESTINIAN Prime Minister Mohammad Shtay-yeh yesterday called for a serious track to end the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories and establish the Palestinian...

250,000 UK Workers And Youth March For Liberation Of Palestine

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A QUARTER of a million, mainly young people, marched from Victoria Embankment to Hyde Park in London on Saturday afternoon, demanding trade union action...

Charge Israel with Gaza war crimes! – Palestinian PM Shtayyeh pledges to file...

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PALESTINIAN premier Mohammad Shtayyeh yesterday pledged to file charges with the International Criminal Court (ICC) against Israeli leaders responsible for the Gaza onslaught. This came...

‘End the criminal Israeli occupation’ – Palestinian Foreign Minister al-Maliki addresses the UN

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THE international community has a responsibility ‘to put an end to Israel’s aggression on our homeland, and to enable our people to establish our...

TUC stands with Palestine – TUC statement declaring solidarity with Palestine

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THE TUC stands in solidarity with all Palestinian workers and the Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions (PGFTU) who on Tuesday took part in...

Manchester bus strikers huge victory!

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‘THIS MUST be the end of “fire and rehire”. We now have a collectively bargained agreement,’ Unite NW-54 Branches Communities Rep Sam Harvey told...

Israel strikes Lebanon during Palestinian General Strike

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DOZENS of air strikes pounded Gaza yesterday while a new front in the conflict opened up as the Israeli military also shelled Lebanon in...

General strike across Palestine today! ‘Recall Israeli ambassadors’ – Palestinian PM Shtayyeh

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A GENERAL strike has been called for today across the whole of Palestine. The call began from Palestinians living and working in Israel and was...

202 Palestinians killed & 5,588 are injured by Israeli aggression

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THE Palestinian Ministry of Health (MoH) announced on Sunday afternoon that a total of 202 Palestinians have been killed and 5,588 others injured by...

Israel Slaughters Gaza Women And Children!

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A PALESTINIAN mother and her three children were among the ten latest victims of the ongoing Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip. A barrage of...

Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza

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ISRAELI fighter jets continued bombarding high-rise buildings and other targets in the Gaza Strip using F-15 fighter jets yesterday, as Palestinians marked the Eid...

Five Days Of Strike Action At Metroline

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LONDON bus operator Metroline’s decision not to permanently drop its controversial ‘remote sign-on’ policy will lead to five days of strike action that will...

59 killed & 296 wounded in Israeli attack on Gaza

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THREE days of Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip left 59 Palestinians dead by noon yesterday local time, including 14 children and three women,...

‘Nasty & repressive side of the government is revealed’ – Unite and GMB react...

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RESPONDING to yesterday’s Queen’s Speech, the Unite union’s general secretary Len McCluskey said: ‘This Queen’s Speech reveals the nasty, repressive side of this government. ‘The...

Fresh Intifada erupts over Jerusalem

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RIGHT-wing Zionists who planned a march through Jerusalem yesterday were forced to call it off. They planned to mark the beginning of the occupation of...

Johnson Calls A UK Summit – As Starmer Refuses To Resign!

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TORY Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited the SNP’s Nicola Sturgeon and the Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford, to a ‘Team UK’ summit. Johnson congratulated...

Labour is hit for six in Hartlepool

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STARMER’S LABOUR Party has been hit for six in the Hartlepool by-election, with a Tory MP elected for the first time in the current...

Windrush victim wins right to unite her family – High Court rules Home...

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THE HIGH COURT ruled yesterday that the Home Office unlawfully prevented the family of Trinidadian national Lynda Mahabir, who came to the UK aged...

Norwich City Council to strike!

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WORKERS who carry out vital services for Norwich City Council have overwhelmingly voted for industrial action. In the Unite ballot 83% of the workers backed...

UCU calls global boycott of Leicester University

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THE UNIVERSITY and College Union (UCU) yesterday announced a global boycott of the University of Leicester as the union hit the institution with the...

DVLA staff four-day strike begins today – Another Covid-19 outbreak feared!

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STAFF at the DVLA office in Swansea begin their four-day strike today after fears of a fresh Covid-19 outbreak as more than 2,000 people...

‘STOP ISRAEL DISPLACING 500 PALESTINIAN FAMILIES!’ – urges Fatah

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THE Fatah Movement yesterday called upon the United Nations and the UN Security Council to fulfil their legal responsibilities and act against Israel’s imminent...

TIME TO GET RID OF THE CRISIS-RIDDEN CAPITALIST SYSTEM – WRP’s MAY DAY MANIFESTO

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THE NEWS LINE Editorial Board sends its May Day greetings to the working class and the poor of the world who are confronting a...

RATP busworkers reject ‘fire and rehire’ deal

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THE UNITE leadership yesterday failed to get a ‘fire and rehire’ deal accepted by RATP bus workers. The vote at seven West London bus garages...

Banbury Workers Battle ‘Fire & Rehire’

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WORKERS at JDE (Jacobs Douwe Egberts) in Banbury are ramping up pressure in the ‘fire and rehire’ struggle with a protest on Saturday (1...

Lancs biomedics refuse shift work – as part of month-long strike

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BIOMEDICAL scientists, who have been on the frontline of Covid-19 testing at a Lancashire NHS trust, will stop doing night, weekend and late shifts...

National action launched to end ‘fire and rehire’ – while Unite suspends RATP...

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THE UNITE union yesterday launched a nationwide campaign to ‘end the growing practice of fire and rehire’ through a programme of strike action alongside...

CWU demands ‘criminal investigations’ – into the postmaster jailings

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‘HEADS must roll for the humiliation and misery inflicted on decent, upstanding people,’ the CWU (Communication Workers Union) insisted yesterday. It is demanding criminal investigations...

Postmasters Convictions Quashed

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JUDGES have quashed the convictions of 39 former postmasters after the most widespread miscarriage of ruling class justice in the history of UK capitalism. The...

Fifth of PPE contracts were ‘red flagged for corruption’!

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A DAMNING report published yesterday entitled ‘Track and Trace’ by Transparency International has shone a light on the Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) scandal, where...

JDE bosses step up fire & rehire dispute

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UNITE has reported that bosses at JDE (Jacobs Douwe Egberts) in Banbury will stop workers from taking summer holidays to thwart an overtime ban,...

Fury over US health firms takeover of GP practices Doctors in Unite protest tomorrow

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A PROTEST against GP practices being taken over by US health insurance giant Centene Corporation – branded as ‘the accelerating privatisation of the NHS...

Grenfell residents give evidence to the Inquiry – ‘We were treated as sub citizens’...

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THE GRENFELL Tower fire Inquiry heard from the residents themselves yesterday including Lee Chapman the secretary of the leaseholders association who had repeatedly raised...

‘Tory Sleaze Bigger Than Ever!’

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‘TORY SLEAZE is bigger than ever,’ Labour’s Shadow Chancellor for the Duchy of Lancaster Rachel Reeves said yesterday after senior Tory MP Bernard Jenkin...